January 21, 2021 (Philadelphia, PA) – Griesing Law, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Hope A. Comisky as Member in the Firm’s Employment practice group. Hope is a widely-recognized authority in employment law and brings more than thirty five years of employment counseling and litigation experience to the Firm. Hope counsels clients on employment issues, provides training to managers and staff and offers strategic advice on employment litigation matters. Furthermore, she has extensive experience arbitrating and mediating employment and commercial disputes as a member of the American Arbitration Association’s panel of arbitrators, and as appointed under the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She is also a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and a member of its selection committee for the Third Circuit.
Francine Friedman Griesing, the Firm’s Founder and Managing Member, said, “We are delighted to have Hope join our team bringing considerable experience as an advocate and neutral in litigation, employment and legal ethics. With her unique experience serving as General Counsel to a premier firm, she will continue to advise firms, legal departments and individual lawyers on professional responsibility matters. The Firm and our clients will benefit from her deep expertise and sterling reputation.”
Hope has been regularly recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers for her work in employment law. Notably, she was named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers for Labor and Employment in Philadelphia.
“I am delighted to join Griesing Law, a women owned law firm and a member of NAMWOLF, to continue to service clients in the fields of employment law and professional responsibility,” Hope said. “I have had the opportunity to work with talented women attorneys throughout my career and look forward to working with the diverse team at Griesing Law to provide services at the high level our clients expect.”
Hope is also a frequent lecturer and author on employment law and professional responsibility topics and has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School where she teaches seminars on professionally responsibility.
Hope’s professional responsibility experience comes from more than a decade as a partner and Professional Responsibility Counsel and then General Counsel for a large Philadelphia-based law firm. She also co-chaired the Philadelphia Bar Associations Professional Guidance Committee for two terms.
Hope received her B.A. from Cornell University and J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. After law school, Hope was a law clerk for the Honorable Joseph L. McGlynn, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.